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ProMediaGear BH1 Sputnik Arca-Type Ball Head

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ProMediaGear BH1 Sputnik Arca-Type Ball Head
Key Features
  • Load Capacity: 50 lb
  • Height: 5.5"
  • Weight: 2 lb
  • Arca-Type Compatible
The 2 lb BH1 Sputnik Arca-Type Ball Head from ProMediaGear is a black anodized CNC-machined aluminum head with internal steel components. By disengaging the large main locking knob of the head, it allows you to move the ball unlike conventional ball heads. Because the head has a rotating slot, it permits you to move the clamp in any 90° multi-angle direction.
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ProMediaGear BH1 Sputnik Overview

The 2 lb BH1 Sputnik Arca-Type Ball Head from ProMediaGear is a black anodized CNC-machined aluminum head with internal steel components. By disengaging the large main locking knob of the head, it allows you to move the ball unlike conventional ball heads. Because the head has a rotating slot, it permits you to move the clamp in any 90° multi-angle direction.

The 5.5" tall ball head rotates a full 360° via its independent pan lock, and it can hold camera equipment weighing up to 50 lb. The clamp tightens down onto the included PBX3 quick release plate with its aluminum screw knob mechanism, and the clamp is laser engraved with a millimeter scale to repeat a position of the quick release plate.

UPC: 609456713993

ProMediaGear BH1 Sputnik Specs

Key Specs
Camera Mounting Screw
1x 1/4"-20 Male
Camera Plate
Quick Release: Arca-Type
Head Type
Ball Head
Drag Control
No
Load Capacity
50 lb / 22.68 kg
Weight
2 lb / 0.91 kg
Camera Attachment
Camera Mounting Screw
1x 1/4"-20 Male
Camera Plate
Quick Release: Arca-Type
Head
Head Type
Ball Head
Base Mount
Flat Base with 3/8"-16 Female
Counter Balance
No
Pan & Tilt
Drag Control
No
Independent Pan Lock
Yes
Vertical Tilt
90°
Lateral Tilt
No
General
Load Capacity
50 lb / 22.68 kg
Bubble Level
Yes
Weight
2 lb / 0.91 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.545 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.6 x 5.2 x 5.1"

ProMediaGear BH1 Sputnik Reviews

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How can you convert the knob to a lever lock like ...

How can you convert the knob to a lever lock like Reallyrightstuff uses. I have the BH-55 and am thinking of a change?
Asked by: Ryan
I would presume that you would replace the top plate with one from RRS that has the clamp built into it. You can see the screw holding the top plate on in the pictures.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2022-12-14

A review by Lensvid (whoever they are} points out ...

A review by Lensvid (whoever they are} points out that the movement of the Bh1 could be smoother. I wonder if they mean it seems to stick . But on the other hand they do say it seemed to be better after using it. Is this the experience of others or is it likely they had a faulty copy. Can anyone shed some light on this concern?
Asked by: laura
All of the reviews we've seen of the ProMediaGear BH1 Sputnik Arca-Type Ball Head mention how smooth the movements are.
Answered by: Boyd H
Date published: 2022-11-30
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